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From: ksm@eniac.seas.upenn.edu (Ken MacFarlane)
Subject: TAB: "Whole Lotta Love"--Led Zeppelin
Date: 31 Aug 92 16:05:19 GMT
Notation: s=sixteenth note, e=eighth note
Intro/Verses:
s e s e s s s s s s s s s
s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s
E|------------------------------|----------------------------------|
B|------------------------------|----------------------------------|
G|------------------------------|----------------------------------|
D|---0----0--2-------2-------2--|-------2-------2-------2-------2--|
A|-2----2-----------------------|----------------------------------|
E|-------------0-0-0---0-0-0----|-0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0----|
For the intro, play the whole figure straight through twice. For the verses,
just play the first half.
The low E's are sort of optional -- if it's tough, just play the high E's
by themselves, or kindly ask a bass player to play them.
Chorus: "Wanna Whole Lotta Love?"
s s s s s e (slide)
E|-------------------|
B|-------------------|
G|-------------------|
D|-0-0-0-0-0----9\---| play 4 times
A|-----------7-------|
E|-------------------|
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 93 20:45:48 -0500
From: Steve L Portigal <sportiga@uoguelph.ca>
Whole Lotta Love (Led Zeppelin)
Main Riff:
e
B
G
D
A
E

---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
-----------------9--------9--------9---------------------------------------|
-----------------9--------9--------9---------------------------------------|
--------5----5---7--------7--------7---------------------------------------|
--(5)>7----7-------0-0-0----0-0-0------------------------------------------|

Solo:
e
B
G
D

-------------12--------------------------------------|
----10/12-------15--12-------------------------------|
------------------------15p14p12--14p12--14>(16)-----|
-----------------------------------------------------|

A -----------------------------------------------------|
E -----------------------------------------------------|
e
B
G
D
A
E

/-3--\ /-3--\
-------------------------------------------------|
-------------------------------------------------|
-2/4---4p2--0--2p0-0--2p0------------------------|
---------------------------2p0--2p0--------------|
-------------------------------------2-----------|
---------------------------------------------0---|

e
B
G
D
A
E

----------12-10>(12)--12--15--10>(12)-|-12 15>(19)>15--12----15p12-|
-10>(12)--12--------------------------|-------------------14-------|
--------------------------------------|----------------------------|
--------------------------------------|----------------------------|
--------------------------------------|----------------------------|
--------------------------------------|----------------------------|

e
B
G
D
A
E

/------3------\
/---3---\
----19>(21)-19---18-17--15-----15-----|---------------------------17-19----|
-17------------------------17-----17--|---17-19-19>(21)--19>(21)--------17-|
--------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------|------------------------------------|
--------------------------------------|------------------------------------|

Date: Sat, 25 Dec 1993 15:30:56 -0500
From: Steve L Portigal <sportiga@uoguelph.ca>
I have just read an interview with Page where he explains how exactly he plays
the riff in "Whole lotta love".
The tablature in the archive is fine, but the original sounds a little differen
t. Here we go :
E--------------|-------------B--------------|-------------G--------------|-------------D----0---0-----|-------------A----5~--5~-7--|-7-7-7---7-7-7
E--7---7----0--| 0-0-0---0-0-0

and repeate.

~ stands for slight bend, which is the trick here. D sounds on two strings
simultaniousely.

Date: Fri, 16 May 1997 09:29:29 +1000 (EST)
From: The Loan Arranger <c9609436@alinga.newcastle.edu.au>
Whole Lotta Love
Led Zeppelin
"Led Zeppelin II"
Intro + Main Riff:
e------------------|---------------------------

----

b------------------|-----------------------------g------------------|-9-----------9-----------9- Continue this then -9\d-------0----------|-9-----------9-----------9-9\a-------5--------5-|-7-----------7-----------7-7\e--5/7-------7-----|----0--0--0-----0--0--0------P.M.--P.M.--Repeat this over for the verses.
Chorus:
e-----------------------------b-----------------------------g-9-----------9-----------9--7- continue with the 'D'then repeat this figure
d-9-----------9-----------9--7a-7-----------7-----------7--5e----0--0--0-----0--0--0------P.M.--P.M.--then repeat the riff, into and during the verse
Chorus
Guitar Solo
The chord repeated throughout this solo is an E5 at the 7th fret.
e-----------------12----------------------------------|
b------------)-12-----15-12------------------)/\/\/\--|
g----------14----------------15p14p12-12---14---------|
d-----------------------------------------------------|
a-----------------------------------------------------|
e-----------------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------------------------|
b--------------3-----------------------------|
g----------2/4----4\2-0-2p0-0-2p0------------|
d---------------------------------2p0-2p0----|
a------------------------------------------2-|
e--------------------------------------------|
e--------------------------12---)----)---15---)/\/\/\/\-|
b-------------------)--12-----15---15-------15----------|
g-----------------14------------------------------------|
d-------------------------------------------------------|
a-------------------------------------------------------|
e-0-----------------------------------------------------|
2_
e-----------------------------)--(----------------------|
b-----------------17--20--(20)--------------20p17/\/\/\/|
g------------------------------------21p18--------------|
d-------------------------------------------------------|
a-------------------------------------------------------|
e-------------------------------------------------------|
)
e-----------------------19----19---18--17-------------------------|
b-(17)/\/\/\---------17--------------------20p17--20-17/\/\/\/\/\-|
g-----------------------------------------------------------------|
d-----------------------------------------------------------------|
a-----------------------------------------------------------------|
e-----------------------------------------------------------------|

*
e------------------)-----)---)-----19---------------------||
b--------17--19--19----19--19----------17/\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\-||
g---------------------------------------------------------||
d---------------------------------------------------------||
a---------------------------------------------------------||
e---------------------------------------------------------||

* = 1 & half

)
14 = a whole bend (if other step then written)
)/\/\/\
14

= the bend + vibrato
__
) (

20

= a whole bend and then release

p = a pull off ( Now Don't be rude ! )
h = hammer on
After this it goes back to the riff, until the .....
Interlude
During this the band is tacet (Silent), until the 2 end chords which are
an E at the 7th fret, then an A at the 5th fret sustained over a longer
time
Outro:
Well really, you could guess by now. Do the riff until it hurts, and fade out
What a legend of a song.
Written out by The Loan Arranger - c9609436@alinga.newcastle.edu.au
12/11/96
Date: Thu, 20 May 1999 12:20:20 -0500
From: Seth McCarus <lrover@mindspring.com>
Subject: l/led_zeppelin/whole_lotta_love.tab
Led Zeppelin - Whole Lotta Love "bridge" section after all the noises...
starts at around 3:00
This part of the song is not in the original TAB.
Seth McCarus 5/18/99
lrover@mindspring.com
Legend:
/
p
h
b

slide up
pick off
hammer on
bend up

e ------------12-10--------------------------B --------/12-------12-11p10p8-10-8-10b12-----

G
D
A
E

--9-9----------------------------------------9-9----------------------------------------7-7----------------------------------------0-0---------------------------------------

e
B
G
D
A
E

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------9-9-------5--------------------------------9-9---5/7---7-5-7p6p5-7p6p5----------------7-7-------------------------5--------------0-0---------------------------------------

e
B
G
D
A
E

-------------10-12-12-15b16-12--------------------11h12---------------------------------9-9----------------------------------------9-9----------------------------------------7-7----------------------------------------0-0---------------------------------------

e
B
G
D
A
E

-------12-15-17b19-14-12-15b16-12-------------------------------------------------------9-9----------------------------------------9-9----------------------------------------7-7----------------------------------------0-0---------------------------------------

e
B
G
D
A
E

----------20b21-19-18-17--------------------------17----------------20-17-20b21-17------9-9----------------------------------------9-9----------------------------------------7-7----------------------------------------0-0---------------------------------------

e
B
G
D
A
E

-------------16b17-16b17-17b19--------------------17-19-------------------17------------9-9----------------------------------------7-7----------------------------------------7-7----------------------------------------0-0---------------------------------------

then it goes back into the standard riff,
e--------------|-------------B--------------|-------------G--------------|-------------D----0---0-----|-------------A----5~--5~-7--|-7-7-7---7-7-7
E--7---7----0--| 0-0-0---0-0-0
This is the first tab I've ever created, and I
*know* it's not totally accurate, but it sounds
pretty good. If anyone wants to fix it up, be
my guest. Thanks to the original posters of
the tab to this song, O so long ago.